To ask Her Majesty's Government how many mechanical ventilators are currently available to the NHS.
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many ventilators have been made available as a result of the Ventilator Challenge; and how many of those are currently in use.
At the start of the crisis in March the National Health Service across the United Kingdom had access to over 9,000 mechanical ventilators including 7,484 in England and 1,655 in the devolved administrations.
Today, there are around 30,400 (current total 30,382) mechanical ventilators available to patients across the UK. The additional stock comprises 6,089 from established suppliers (118 manufactured in UK, the rest overseas) and 15,154 from new suppliers, through the Prime Minister’s ventilator challenge, mostly made in the UK.